Podcasts

International Student Recruitment through Search Platforms

Seth Gummere, Hotcourses General Manager, USA joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, founder and CEO of Intead in a discussion about the exciting results of a recent Hotcourses survey that examined how prospective international students conduct their search for higher education. Understanding how students from around the world engage in the college search process can allow university marketers and recruiters a better means of finding success.

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A Former Foreign Service Officer Explains The Visa Interview Process

Tony Edson, former Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State, shares with Michael Waxman-Lenz, Intead Founder and CEO and the podcast listeners insights gained from his 28 years of expertise as a foreign service officer to help international student recruiters, agents and admission officers better understand the visa process. Those who work with international students to encourage study in the US will be better equipped to answer student questions and concerns after listening to this podcast.

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Working with AIRC and Agents for International Student Recruitment

John Deupree, Executive Director of AIRC (American International Recruitment Council), joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, founder and CEO of Intead in a discussion about the founding, role and future of AIRC in international student recruitment. For those institutions considering building or growing an agent network, or for those who are just trying to build a greater understanding of agent use, this podcast provides a helpful basic understanding of this recruitment channel.

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Topics: AIRC, Agents

The Chinese perspective on the U.S. college application process

Gabriel Monteros, Director and Senior Consultant at Xueer, joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, founder and CEO of Intead in a discussion about Mr. Monteros’ work with Chinese students and their parents. In his role with Xueer, Mr. Monteros plays a pivotal role in guiding and advising Chinese families through the application and admission process. His firsthand experience allows for an exciting discussion about the Chinese perspective on the U.S. college application process.

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Social Media Marketing for International Student Recruitment

Daniel Grayson, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Tufts University, joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, founder and CEO of Intead, in a discussion about how admission officers can succeed with social media marketing. Over the last five years Mr. Grayson has led Tufts University’s development of a robust social media presence. A frequent speaker on the subject, Mr. Grayson’s expert advice and vast experience provide an insightful perspective for all listeners, regardless of their level of social media expertise.

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College career services in the cloud will serve domestic and international students

Don Philabaum, President and CEO of Internet Strategies Group, co-founder of TalentMarks and author of The Employed Grad joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, founder and CEO of Intead in an informative conversation about the role of parents, career services and students in the hunt for post-graduation employment. 

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5 practical tips on how to improve your international recruitment

Marguerite Dennis, President MJ Dennis Consulting, joins Intead founder and CEO Michael Waxman-Lenz in a conversation about creating strategic international recruitment and retention plans for higher education institutions. Ms. Dennis’s 35 years of experience allow her to fill the role of teacher, rather than consultant, as she works with colleges and universities to improve their international recruitment and retention.

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The U.S. college application process is not the international norm

Chris Boehner, Executive Director of Vericant, joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, founder and CEO of Intead in a discussion about the Chinese secondary education system, how it differs from the US system and Chinese students’ approach to the US higher education application process.

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How to select successful international admissions staff

George Burke, Former Director Center for International Services and Programs at Cleveland State University, joins Intead founder and CEO Michael Waxman-Lenz to share the how-to of selecting, hiring and training an international admission officer. Key qualifications set apart the individual who will be successful and bring international recruiting advancement for the institution.

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Commercial partnerships to launch high growth international student recruitment

David Hautanen, Former Director International Recruitment and Strategic Enrollment Initiatives Northeastern University, Boston, MA, joins Michael Waxman-Lenz, Intead founder and CEO, to discuss Northeastern University’s success with pathway programs for international student recruitment and institutional internationalization. Northeastern’s novel approach as a US leader in pathway programs has led to a significant increase in their international student population.

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Know Your Neighborhood

35,000 International Students responded to our survey in 2 DAYS! That’s engagement!

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88 Ways to Recruit
International Students

A compendium of the many ways your peers are innovating to increase and improve their international student recruiting.


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